Some Resilience Seen in Northern and Tropical Flora in a Warming Climate

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Ranga Myneni, College of Arts & Sciences

Separate comprehensive studies published in the last couple of days in Nature Climate Change and Nature Geoscience find that from the northern tundra to the tropical forests, plant communities are showing substantial capacity to tolerate global warming…

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“Higher northern latitudes are getting warmer, Arctic sea ice and the duration of snow cover are diminishing, the growing season is getting longer and plants are growing more.”

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